Liverpool has already been confirmed champions with about five matches to be played. Chelsea were their last but one to play with, before the season ends. Unfortunately for Chelsea, their match with Liverpool will be the night where Liverpool will be handed the trophy.
On Wednesday night, Liverpool hosted Frank Lampard’s Chelsea that are also fighting to book their place for next season’s Champions League. Although the contest appeared to be a tight match, Liverpool had a different mindset altogether.
Naby Keita, on the 23rd minutes, gave Liverpool the league with a shot about 23 yards away from the goal post. The teenager, Trent Alexander Anold, also was on target with a free-kick and Wijnaldun also scored, giving the champions a 3-nil lead. Prior to the first half of play, Giroud had a conciliation goal for the blues.
After 90 minutes the blues have scored 3 goals but conceded 5 from the opponents.
Lampard had a lot to say about his team and a confusion that went on the touch line while the game was ongoing.
“For me, it wasn’t a foul from Kovacic and there were little things that weren’t going “, Frank Lampard said on Sky Sports.
“On the bench, I’ve got no problem with Jurgen Klopp, he’s managed his team an it’s fantastic
Chelsea are now fourth on the table with a match in hand to play with wolves. Their faith lies in their hands. A draw or win will qualify them for next season Champions League.
Story by SurelyGh